Definition of Deadmen

1. Noun. (plural of deadman) ¹



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Definition of Deadmen

1. deadman [n] - See also: deadman

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deadmen

deadlock
deadlocked
deadlocking
deadlocks
deadly
deadly agaric
deadly embrace
deadly embraces
deadly nightshade
deadly nightshades
deadly sin
deadly sins
deadman
deadman's brake
deadman's brakes
deadmen (current term)
deadness
deadnesses
deadnettle
deadnettles
deadpan
deadpanned
deadpanner
deadpanners
deadpanning
deadpans
deadrise
deadrises
deads
deadset

Literary usage of Deadmen

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1. Handbook of Cost Data for Contractors and Engineers: A Reference Book Giving by Halbert Powers Gillette (1910)
"... with teams 0.004 Taking out snags 0.030 Hauling deadmen and cable 0.018 Cable ... 1 % cu. yd., at $0.05 0.08 Hauling deadmen and cable 0.03 Taking out ..."

2. The Improvement of Rivers: A Treatise on the Methods Employed for Improving by Benjamin Franklin Thomas, David Alexander Watt (1913)
"The deadmen or anchors are planted 8 feet back of the top of the graded slope and from 3 to 5 feet deep, according to the character of ..."

3. Proceedings by American Society of Civil Engineers (1905)
"The deadmen or anchors arc planted 8 ft. back of the top of the graded slope, and from 3 to 5 ft. deep, according to the character of the ground. ..."

4. Earthwork and Its Cost: A Handbook of Earth Excavation by Halbert Powers Gillette (1920)
"The estimated time for the completion of the job was 75 days, which should cover repairs, setting deadmen, moving lines and blocks, and moving the machine ..."

5. The Tragedie of Cymbelineby William Shakespeare, William James Craig by William Shakespeare, William James Craig (1883)
"... paffe was damm'd With deadmen,hurt behinde.and Cowards liuing To dye with length'ned ... 4. i4. deadmen] Fa ; dead-men РЗ ; dead men F4. ..."

6. The Engineer in Field and Office: New Ideas for Securing Uncommonly Quick (1918)
"These rods were incased in concrete for their entire length and anchored to concrete deadmen at the end. To further strengthen the abutment, a narrow trench ..."

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